Implementing the Eastern Neighborhoods Plans

From SPUR:

Passed in 2009, the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plans rezoned a vast swath of San Francisco, including the Mission, Central Waterfront, East SoMa and Showplace Square/Potrero Hill neighborhoods. Steve Wertheim and Corey Teague of the San Francisco Planning Department will discuss the successes and challenges associated with the implementation of the plans. Co-presented with the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and the San Francisco Chapter of the AIA.

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